Nutty Craft In the affairs of men, the famous poet observed,What's timing is important. (The psalms agree.) Creative talent, where praise is deserved must therefore be suited to the taste of the age, like dress or music, where the new compares with the familiar, only more something – or less – as the artist dares.... Continue Reading →
This time, I have more pistachio shell craft, somewhat similar to what I presented to you before, but with a twist or two. For example, recall the flower and the bee of my last post. This time it's a bee made of pistachio shells only - no walnut shells. Materials used in bee-making: Four pistachio... Continue Reading →
It's time again for more nutty craft - here we come with a flower and a bee. Oh, what a pair! And what a lovely fridge magnet they make!
My friend brought me sackful of walnuts.....Then she decided to add another favor and show me an easier and more effective of cracking the walnuts open.
This week's DIY craft with walnut shells is a walnut shell mandolin! What is a mandolin? A mandolin is a stringed musical instrument used by some of the greatest musicians. It is somewhat like a guitar, but it is not a guitar! Here is a picture for your reference (Image by ilbelpaese from Pixabay) One... Continue Reading →
This week's project is making a car with half a walnut shell. Take a look at these pictures of my walnut shell cars. Looks easy enough, no? So how to go about making a walnut shell car? Materials required: Half a walnut shell Buttons or beads for wheels Toothpicks (optional) for axles Silver wrapping paper... Continue Reading →
Some people do not like them because they are wriggly and worm-like. But did you know caterpillars come in a variety of colors and patterns, and eventually, they develop into even more colorful butterflies and moths. Today I bring you peanut-shell caterpillars.
DIY craft with plastic bottles is quite the in thing nowadays. So, I too used a plastic bottle in my nuttycraft - a walnut shell octopus with a plastic bottle (well, half a plastic bottle, as you will see). Materials used in making my walnut shell octopus: A walnut shell A plastic bottle (500 ml)... Continue Reading →
We have made pistachio shell flowers for a walnut shell flower basket before. Now can you make a pistachio shell lotus? Look closely - its easy. These budding lotuses are made using pistachio shells and pieces of peanut shells. Want to know more? Materials used in pistachio shell lotus pistachio shells peanut shells Pieces of... Continue Reading →